Some of our plants needed to be moved over in bigger containers, so I made DIY grow bags to transfer them into. We had a lot of leftover landscape fabric after building the Square Foot Garden boxes and I decided to use it for this project. The material is sturdy and made for gardening, so it’d work great. I found this tutorial on how to DIY grow bags and it was a helpful starting point. I wanted to make our bags stronger and easier to carry, so I made some changes:
- Doubled the fabric used
- Made my bags taller so I can roll the top and use it to grab the bags when they need to be moved around
- Used a slightly different method to figure out where the seam will go on the bottom corners
P.S. These bags aren’t hard to make, but they are somewhat time consuming, especially if you’re making many of them. I’ve seen some online that aren’t expensive at all, so if you’re planning to buy all the materials, it may not be worth the cost. If you already have materials on hand, then it’s just a time commitment. Evaluate wisely!